OSIRIS ART NOUVEAU PEWTER TAZZA WITH CLUTHA GLASS LINER
Polished pewter Art Nouveau tazza, or compote, designed by Freidrich Adler for the Osiris range of pewter. Normally this design is found with a green or a milky yellow glass liner. This is very unusual item as it has a 'Clutha' glass liner. Clutha was a range of glass made by James Couper of Glasgow. Liberty & Co are known for using Clutha glass liners in Archibald Knox designs and a few other Liberty pewter items. The frame must have been bought by Liberty and the glass liners commissioned from the Couper factory.
Designer Freidrich Adler
|Manufacturer||Walter Scherf 'OSIRIS' & James Couper|
|Country of Manufacture||Germany|
|Condition||Good condition, small seam repair - see photo|
|Reference||Ref: Freidrich Adler 'Zwischen Jugenstil und Art Deco' Arnoldsche, p.172|